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People

Total Population 1,109
Male Share of the Population 47.1%
Female Share of the Population 52.9%
Senior Citizens 11%
Employed Population 16+ 453
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 50%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $53,558
% Above Poverty Level 91.5%
% Below Poverty Level 8.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.1%
% Using Public Transportation 2.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 23.3%
Median Gross Rent $640
Median House Value $84,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.1%
US/American 0%
English 15.6%
Irish 16.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Athens Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 16 miles S of Battle Creek, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 91 miles W of Toledo, Ohio
County Calhoun
Metro Area Kalamazoo - Battle Creek
Standard Zip Codes 49011
Phone Area Codes 269
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.088
Longitude -85.234

Athens Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station COLDWATER STATE SCHOOL
Distance 15.4 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 29 F
Apr Temp 36 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 40 to 60 F
Annual Precip 35.6 inches
Station GULL LAKE BIOL STA
Distance 22.8 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 36 to 61 F
Jul Temp 61 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38.8 inches
Station CHARLOTTE
Distance 37.9 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 29 F
Apr Temp 36 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 40 to 59 F
Annual Precip 33.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Burlington 263 $51,875
Climax 736 $62,333
Colon 1,136 $58,393
Sherwood 336 $41,000
Tekonsha 648 $39,375

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Athens Public Libraries

Library
Athens Community Library
106 EAST BURR OAK ST. P.O.BOX 216
Athens, Michigan
(269) 729-4479

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Athens High Schools

ATHENS HIGH SCHOOL
300 E. HOLCOMB STREET
616-729-5414
Serves 287 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.3

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